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Ad reinforces stereotypes, both good and bad.

The night Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was shot and killed, my father got into a very animated discussion with some fellow Quebecois in Los Angeles.

He was a attending a professional conference and was staying in the same hotel (although a dozen floors above) the kitchen where Kennedy was murdered by a lone assassin. He didn’t know anything until the next morning. But earlier in the evening he had been to dinner with some fellow professionals from Quebec.

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And Sunday Begat Monday ... And So On ... - September 15 sermon

Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. And in fact, you do love all of God’s family throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more, and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody. (1 Thessalonians 4:9-12)
 
 
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Offering Plate Secrets

Offering Plate Secrets

By Christopher White

 

[Reprinted with permission from “Question Box,” The United Church Observer, September 2013, page 40.]

 

Q.  Do you think a minister should know the full financial details of a congregation, including information on donors and what they give?

 

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Let's work towards peacefol solution in Syria

Imagine for a moment, our safe, quiet communities in Grey and Bruce counties have been transported half way around the world and dropped right into the Middle East. And just for the sake of conversation, let’s say we are now in Syria.

Our cities are not safe or quiet any more, but torn by an internal civil war. Families have lost relatives when the government or somebody used chemical weapons on innocent civilians. The dead are buried, but the pain lives on.

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Just as the potter shapes the clay.

“Being Reshaped” Text Jeremiah 18:1-6

Preached by Rev. James Murray at Dominion-Chalmers United Church Sept 8 2013

 

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Minutes for Mission - September 8: Healing Hurting Lives

United Church Mission and Service supports 73 community ministries across the country that are making a difference in the lives of Canadians every day. Hear a story of one of these ministries.

 

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Jesus, Syria and the Concept of Non-Violence

Every couple of weeks or so I want to try to think out loud about a spiritual issue. This has been on my mind lately. From my personal faith blog:

 

http://randomfaiththoughts.blogspot.ca/2013/09/jesus-syria-and-concept-of-non-violence.html

 

 

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Hospice reminds us death is a part of life cycle

             When the new residential hospice opened at Seasons retirement community, I knew that in time I would be visiting there. People whom I was visiting at home or in hospital would be transferred there for the best palliative care possible.

               I was right. I am visiting people in the residential hospice now.

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